Coronavirus in India: The trouble with a nationwide lockdown

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Niranjan Hiranandani, president of the Indian business lobby Assocham, discussed the hastily imposed lockdown in India due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many Indians had moved to the cities to find work and have now had to return to the countryside by any means possible. Hiranandani told FRANCE 24 there … Read more Coronavirus in India: The trouble with a nationwide lockdown

UK lockdown to be enforced until country has ‘moved beyond the peak’ | Coronavirus

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced that lockdown measures will still be place until there is evidence that the virus is under control. He was joined by Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty and the Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance. Raab urged people to stay at home this Easter bank holiday weekend, stating: “The … Read more UK lockdown to be enforced until country has ‘moved beyond the peak’ | Coronavirus

Covid-19 in New York City: EMS first responders “physically, mentally, emotionally drained”

In Thursday’s France 24 Debate, Vincent Variale, president of the firefighters’ Uniformed EMS Officers Union Local 3621 tells François Picard of the sometimes life or death choices forced on New York City’s Emergency Medical Services. Despite record numbers, EMS workers are still responding to all calls, he says. #F24Debate #clapforourheroes Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more Covid-19 in New York City: EMS first responders “physically, mentally, emotionally drained”

Nurse shares advice on caring for those with coronavirus symptoms at home

Many of us may get coronavirus at some point during this pandemic and in a majority of instances, we will be able to manage the illness ourselves. Nurse and founder of First Aid for Life, Emma Hammett, has been offering some advice for how to look after people who have mild or moderate cases from … Read more Nurse shares advice on caring for those with coronavirus symptoms at home

Coronavirus: nurse shares advice on caring for loved ones at home

Many of us may get coronavirus at some point during this pandemic and in a majority of instances, we will be able to manage the illness ourselves. Nurse and founder of First Aid for Life, Emma Hammett, has been offering some advice for how to look after people who have mild or moderate cases from home. … Read more Coronavirus: nurse shares advice on caring for loved ones at home

Bill Gates: I thank the people of Wuhan for their sacrifices

Bill Gates expressed his gratitude to the people of Wuhan and thanked the medical staff who were fighting on the front line. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn … Read more Bill Gates: I thank the people of Wuhan for their sacrifices

Inside a Chicago hospital built to deal with a pandemic

Rush University Medical Center was built to withstand natural disasters and biohazard incidents. They’re putting that preparation to use when treating patients with covid-19. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow … Read more Inside a Chicago hospital built to deal with a pandemic

How close are we to a Covid-19 vaccine?

The quest to find a vaccine solution for Covid-19 is critically urgent, but experts in the field tell us we are at least 18 months aways from a viable product and human trials are a tricky process. Once we have the vaccine, there are many other barriers and hurdles before we see a working product … Read more How close are we to a Covid-19 vaccine?

Fire brigade in eastern France collects and distributes medical supplies for Covid-19 fight

A fire brigade in eastern France collects and distributes medical supplies for the fight against Covid-19. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Chinese experts arrive in Myanmar to help tackle COVID-19

A Chinese medical team arrived at the Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar on April 8 to assist its government’s ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19. The 12-member Chinese medical team includes experts from several hospitals from southwest China’s Yunnan Province in the fields of infection control, prevention of respiratory and severe diseases, clinical … Read more Chinese experts arrive in Myanmar to help tackle COVID-19